Governor's Mansion at Austin, Texas: 1925

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  • Title: Governor's Mansion at Austin, Texas
  • Date: 1925
  • Medium: Original photograph
  • Condition: Very Good - creases across top corners, paper does not lay flat
  • Inches: 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 [Paper]
  • Centimeters: 21.59 x 16.51 [Paper]
  • Product ID: 311023

Photograph of the Governor's Mansion in Austin, TX shortly after the election of Miriam Ferguson as the state's first female governor. She served two terms, from 1925-27 and 1933-35. Verso of photograph, dated January 29, 1925, reads:

"MA" FERGUSON'S NEW HOME.

Photo shows the governor's mansion at Austin, Texas, overlooking the capital grounds. It is here that Mrs. Miriam Ferguson of Temple will reside for the next two years, following her recent inauguration as Chief Executive of the Lone Star State.